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Nearly 13,000 Covid deaths over last week in China; 80 per cent have had Covid-19, says official
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Nearly 13,000 Covid deaths over last week in China; 80 per cent have had Covid-19, says official

China reported nearly 13,000 Covid-related deaths in hospitals between 13 January and 19 January, after a top health official said the vast majority of the population has already been infected by the virus.

Zika virus: US agency advises pregnant women not to travel to Rajasthan, likely to affect tourism in state
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Zika virus: US agency advises pregnant women not to travel to Rajasthan, likely to affect tourism in state

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States has issued a warning to pregnant women against travelling to Rajasthan and surrounding states due to an outbreak of the Zika virus.

Meet CDC chief Tom Frieden, the face of US's fight against Ebola
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Meet CDC chief Tom Frieden, the face of US's fight against Ebola

As director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Frieden, 53, has become the public face — and potential scapegoat — for the Ebola scare inside the United States.